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Best Games Ever

NBA players tell us about their best game ever.

Best Game Ever: Lou Williams is Clippers' super-sub, but his best game came in rare start

It shouldn’t be surprising that Lou Williams struggled to come up with his best game ever. So, while working his way to an answer, the Clippers’ super-sub who joined the NBA out of high school gave some insight into the “Tao of Lou” as it pertains to basketball.

Best Game Ever: For Devin Booker, the answer was obvious

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker wanted to pick his best game ever as something other than his 70-point eruption against Boston, but he gave up. How could it not be?

Best Game Ever: Steven Adams recalls the high school opponent with two kids

The NBA’s resident Dothraki warrior, Steven Adams, says he once played in a high school game against a center more dominating than him.

Best Game Ever: Isaiah Thomas had 53 points on a bittersweet night

Isaiah Thomas had to prove himself since becoming the final pick of the 2011 NBA draft. During his third playoff run with Boston, he had a night to remember.

Best Game Ever: Jrue Holiday praises church league basketball

Dan Woike asked NBA players to tell us about the best game in their basketball career. This week: Jrue Holiday.

Best Game Ever: Ralph Lawler recalls a unifying game during the riots of 1992

Clippers broadcaster Ralph Lawler chose a game that "was a unifying event for the city, that it was a social event, a huge moment."

Best Game Ever: Robin Lopez recalls a win over a rival filled with childhood buddies

Robin Lopez, the NBA's self-proclaimed Screech, goes back to his "Saved by the Bell" days to select his best game ever played.

Best Game Ever: Rajon Rondo's came with international flair

Rajon Rondo once had a triple-double in the NBA that included 20 assists, but he thought his best game ever came during a high school game in Spain.

Best Game Ever: Julius Randle took over state final as a freshman

Pelicans forward Julius Randle played four years of varsity basketball at Prestonwood Christian, leading them to the first of three state titles as a freshman.

Best Game Ever: Andre Drummond felt disrespected as a rising star, so he exploded like a supernova

Andre Drummond's best game ever came during the NBA Rising Stars game between rookies and sophomores when he had a mission to win MVP: 30 points, 25 rebounds.

Best Game Ever: Kemba Walker’s came during UConn’s improbable Big East tournament run

Charlotte guard Kemba Walker says his best game ever came during the 2011 Big East Conference tournament, when he led the Huskies to five wins in five days.

Best Game Ever: P.J. Tucker’s pick shows he's the ultimate team player

Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker, a defensive standout with a knack for making corner three-pointers, picked Game 5 of the 2018 Western Conference finals as his best game ever. "It was just this feeling of a real team and camaraderie," he said.

Best Game Ever: Tobias Harris talks winning the battle for Long Island

Dan Woike asked NBA players to tell us about the best game in their basketball career. This week:Tobias Harris.

Best Game Ever: C.J. McCollum will never forget the day he helped put his team in the NCAA tournament

Best Game Ever: Before C.J. McCollum became known as a high-scoring guard in the NBA, he helped Lehigh win the Patriot League to earn a bid in the NCAA tournament.

Best Game Ever: Klay Thompson was mesmerized after scoring 37 points in a quarter

Dan Woike asked NBA players to tell us about the best game in their basketball career. This week: Klay Thompson.

Best Game Ever: Blake Griffin had a bounce-back game for the ages

Best Game Ever: Blake Griffin scored 47 points on 19-of-24 shooting and 14 rebounds as a rookie against the Pacers the night after getting shut down by the Lakers.

Best Game Ever: Tyson Chandler remembers when he was making jumpers in high school

Before he went to the NBA and became a champion, Tyson Chandler dominated games at Compton Dominguez High. He remembers a game in which he was unstoppable, but can't quite recall how many points he scored.

Best Game Ever: Mike Conley gets elementary on this one

Best Game Ever: Memphis Grizzlies veteran point guard Mike Conley recalls his 51-point game back in fifth grade.

Best Game Ever: Jamal Crawford’s lights-out night at MSG

Jamal Crawford says he once scored 118 points in a game, but he considers the game in which he dropped 52 points for the New York Knicks against Dwyane Wade and the reigning champion Miami Heat his best game ever.

Best Game Ever: At 13, Kevin Durant realized he could outplay big men

Best Game Ever: Kevin Durant talks about an AAU game in which he led his team to a victory against a team with a heralded big man.

Best game ever: Derrick Rose recalls his favorite performance

Best game ever: Derrick Rose recalls his first state championship game.

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